- Historical Manuscripts and Photographs
- Southern reporting service; Sunflower County; May 24, 1965
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights movement
Literacy tests (Election law)
Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
Sunflower County (Miss.)
- United States, Mississippi, 32.75041, -89.75036
- documents (object genre)
- From the Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection; This report describes 1965 voting legislation in Sunflower County that did away with literacy tests in the voter registration process. The report mentions the violent reactions of some Mississippi whites to the new legislation and asks if similar reactions will occur after President Johnson's voting legislation passes.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
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- Original Collection:
- M368 Miller (Michael J.) Civil Rights Collection
Box 3, Folder 14
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- University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries